Hello Hoydenizens

The main blog is down because an emergency server migration was required. It’s currently in progress and as soon as the DNS nameserver changes have propagated it should be visible to all again. In the meantime, welcome back to Larvatus… Read More ›

Dear Hollywood: why didn’t you tell me more about Jack Black’s Gulliver’s Travels?

I realise that I’m talking about a movie that was released in order to be in contention for last year’s award season, so you’ve probably just about forgotten it. Nevertheless, I’d like you to consider the fact that I’m a comedy tragic who writes and promotes a lot about comedy elsewhere online, yet until tonight when I flicked past Jack Black’s version of Gulliver’s Travels (December 2010) on my cable TV? I was totally unaware that Billy Connolly, Catherine Tate and Chris O’Dowd were key members of the supporting cast.

Tinkering alert

Trying to improve a couple of things, so if something suddenly looks a little odd, just wait a minute and refresh the page and it will probably have been sorted out.


I’ve noticed that we seem to be getting some people registering to comment who do not then go on to actually post a comment. It seems to be a 2-3 registrations like that every week now. If people who have… Read More ›

Blog-keeping: blogroll!

It’s ages since I updated the blogroll. I’m going to make a start on it now by adding some of the blogs belonging to regular posters here, and some that I’ve started reading regularly in the last 6 months (or… Read More ›